Dairy Farm Assistant – Otago Dairy (Taupō Location)

Waikato - Taupō
Dairy Operations – Otago Dairy /
Permanent - On Farm /
On-site
·         Competitive salary, health and life insurance benefits
·         Housing included – two-bedroom house
·         A quick fifteen-minute drive from Taupō
 
Supportive environment with ongoing training and development
 
The Opportunity
As a Dairy Farm Assistant, you will be bringing the cows in for milking, doing the milking, shifting both the cows and the young stock plus other duties as required. 
 
You will work in roster system, with a close team that respect each other, work well together, do their jobs thoroughly, and they’re easy going. 
 
Pāmu is committed to developing your career with ongoing training and development, this includes on farm technical and practical learning.
 
The Farm
The Otago Dairy Unit is an A2 farm and is located on Broadlands Road, a quick 15-minute drive from Taupo.  Set in a gorgeous location with state-of-the-art modern facilities, we milk 950 cows and support 230 replacements through a 54-bail rotary.
 
About You
You will have a positive attitude and good foundational dairy farm experience and willingness to learn.
 
You will bring:
·         Positive, proactive attitude
·         One or more seasons’ experience on a dairy farm
·         The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
·         First class attitude to Health and Safety and Animal Welfare
·         Pride in your work and your team
·         Current full NZ drivers’ licence and be able to drive a manual transmission and operate a large tractor for feeding out
 
Benefits
The role comes with a competitive remuneration package and staff benefits, a two-bedroom tidy healthy home.  And ongoing training and personal development to help you reach your personal and career goals.
 
Apply Now
Applications close Sunday 30 June 2024.
 
We’ll get in touch with applicants as they come through – so don’t delay.
 
If you have any questions, please get in touch with Clifton Ballinger (Farm Manager) -ballingerc@landcorp.co.nz.